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2008-09-25 06:00:14

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Yangon [Rangoon], Sept. 25 Kyodo - A small blast occurred at a bus stop in central Yangon on Thursday, injuring three people, sources confirmed. The explosion, believed to have been caused by a small bomb, occurred around 10:40 a.m.

2008-09-23 09:00:29

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 22 September [Report by Min Lwin from "News" section: "Web Sites Back Online, but Fears of Further Attacks Remain"] The online version of The Irrawaddy and other Web sites run by Burmese exiles are back in operation after being hit last Tuesday by "distributed denial-of-service," or DDoS, attacks that jammed the sites with fake traffic.

2008-09-21 09:00:14

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 19 September [Report by Saw Yan Naing: "The Irrawaddy Hopes to Defeat the Hackers Soon"; The Irrawaddy is now posting content at its temporary website at http://theirrawaddy.blogspot.com due to a cyber attack on its website at http://www.irrawaddy.org on 17 September.] The online news service of The Irrawaddy remained paralysed by a cyber attack on Friday, although technicians expressed optimism that it...

2008-09-11 09:00:20

Myanmar PM on post-storm relief, rehabilitation work YANGON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Over 1 million people in Myanmar's storm-hit regions have been rescued in time, the official newspaper New Light of Myanmar quoted Prime Minister General Thein Sein as saying Thursday.

2008-09-11 09:00:20

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Myanmar PM on Post-Storm Relief, Rehabilitation Work"] Yangon [Rangoon], Sept.

2008-08-30 09:00:46

By Arpit Basu Kolkata: On Monday, Kingfisher officials submitted the letter of intent to commence international flights to Dhaka , Chittagong and Yangon at the Foreigners' Regional Registration Office in the city.

2008-08-25 06:01:01

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 22 August [Report by Aung Thet Wine: "Regime Allows Fuel Purchases with FECs"] Rangoon - Burma's junta authorized the unlimited purchase of diesel and gasoline with Foreign Exchange Certificates (FECs) at state-owned gas stations on Friday.

2008-08-06 09:00:39

Myanmar int'l airport accommodates larger aircraft after renovation YANGON, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Yangon International Airport of Myanmar can now accommodate larger aircraft such as Boeing 747 after its runway was extended, the local Newsweek journal reported Tuesday.

2008-07-03 09:01:07

Myanmar needs more gas to generate electricity for Yangon YANGON, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar needs more natural gas in addition to hydropower to generate over 500 megawatts (mw) of electricity to be supplied to Yangon round the clock, the leading local weekly Yangon Times reported Thursday.

2008-07-03 06:00:52

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Myanmar Needs More Gas To Generate Electricity for Yangon"] Yangon, July 3 (Xinhua) - Myanmar needs more natural gas in addition to hydropower to generate over 500 megawatts (mw) of electricity to be supplied to Yangon round the clock, the leading local weekly Yangon Times reported Thursday.The Yangon Times quoted the Ministry of Electric Power-2 as saying that it requires 135 million...


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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